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Anshula Kant, Managing Director of State Bank of India (SBI), has been appointed as MD and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the World Bank (WB). She will be responsible for financial and risk management of the organisation. Her work will include oversight of financial reporting, risk management, and working closely with the World Bank CEO ..
Topics: Anshula Kant • Chief financial officer • Economy • Financial services • International Development Association • Multilateral development banks • Organizations • State Bank of India • United Nations Development Group • United Nations Economic and Social Council • World Bank • World Bank Group
‘The Coffee Table Book – 50 years of Partnership for Change’ was launched by Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar along with Dr. Hameed Nuru, Representative and Country Director, United Nation World Food Programme (UNWFP) in India, to commemorate five decades (50 years) of partnership between Union Ministry and agency ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
Topics: Coffee Table Book • Food and Agriculture Organization • India-UNWFP • SDG-2 • UN World Food Programme • Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare • United Nations Development Group • United Nations General Assembly
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has recently released its report titled- Working on a Warmer Planet – The Impact of Heat Stress on Labour Productivity and Decent Work’. It stated that working hours will be lost because it is too hot to work or because workers work at a slower pace. The UN report said ..
Topics: Climate change • Climate change and agriculture • Decent work • Economy • Global warming • International Labour Organization • Labor rights • Physical geography • Productivity improving technologies • United Nations Development Group • Working time
The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed all across the world every year on 26 June to raise awareness against drug abuse and the illegal drug trade. International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking Background: The United Nation General Assembly (UNGA) by adopting the resolution 42/112 of 7 December 1987, ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Topics: 2019 Theme: • 26 June • Drug Awareness • International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking • resolution 42/112 • UNDG • United Nation General Assembly • United Nations Development Group • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime • UNODC
The first session of the UN-Habitat Assembly has started at the headquarters of UN-Habitat in Nairobi, Kenya on May 27, 2019. In it, India has been elected to the Executive Board of the UN-Habitat Assembly. The special theme for 2019 Assembly is ‘Innovation for a better quality of life in cities and communities’ with the ..
Topics: Habitat II • Habitat III • Human migration • Organizations • Sustainable Development Goals • United Nations • United Nations conferences • United Nations Development Group • United Nations Human Settlements Programme • Urban geography • Urbanization